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Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyer Serving New Jersey & New York

At the Law Offices of Andrew R. Jacobs in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey attorney Andrew Jacobs helps people who have sustained personal injury due to the negligence or misconduct of another, including the most serious and catastrophic types of injuries. In the case of a traumatic brain injury, special care must be taken to fully understand the nature and extent of the injury to ensure that the maximum compensation is obtained to be put toward maximum recovery. Andrew R. Jacobs offers that level of dedication and experience for clients living with traumatic brain injury and their families.

Helping brain injury victims hurt in a wide variety of New Jersey accidents

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can occur any time there is a significant impact to the head, when the head strikes or is struck by another object. In addition, a sudden jolt can also cause a TBI when the brain strikes the inside of the skull, causing bruising on the brain or shearing of vital blood vessels. A TBI can thus result from a fall; being struck by a falling object; or in a motor vehicle accident when the occupant is thrown from the vehicle; strikes the dashboard, seat or steering wheel; or suffers from severe whiplash. The Law Offices of Andrew R. Jacobs handles head and brain injury cases that occur in all of these types of situations. See the following pages for more information on the firm’s representation in these areas:

Signs & Symptoms of Head or Brain Trauma

A brain injury can cause serious long-term or permanent disabilities, including impairments in cognitive thinking, motor function, personality and mood. If left untreated, a brain injury that is otherwise treatable may prove fatal. Depending upon the exact nature of the injury, however, prompt, emergency treatment with surgery and medication may not only prevent death but can also make an incredible difference in the ability of the injury victim to recover and rehabilitate. If you or a family member received a head injury or whiplash-type of injury, it is important to get checked out by a doctor as soon as possible, even if you are not experiencing any symptoms of a brain injury. If you do experience any of the following, you should seek medical attention right away, as these may be signs of a TBI or other serious injury:

  • Dizziness or loss of consciousness
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Confused or disoriented
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Severe or persistent headache
  • Slurred speech
  • Blurred vision
  • Numbness/paralysis
  • Change in mood or personality
  • Depression
  • Change in sleep pattern
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Sensitive to lights or sounds

Help with Brain Injury Cases from an Experienced New Jersey Injury Lawyer

At the Law Offices of Andrew R. Jacobs, traumatic brain injury lawyer Andrew Jacobs is committed to helping people with brain injury recover compensation for all of their medical costs and expenses, including physical therapy, occupational therapy and counseling which can help persons with brain injury adapt and improve and make the most of their life post-trauma. In addition, we fight to see that you are fully compensated for all past and future economic loss, loss of quality of life, and other legal damages. If you or a loved one suffered a traumatic brain injury in New Jersey due to the negligence or misconduct of another, contact the Law Offices of Andrew R. Jacobs for a free consultation regarding your ability to recover compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other legal damages.

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